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  • Thai Arrests Over Demands for Legal Action Against Former PM

    Thai Arrests Over Demands for Legal Action Against Former PM

    Thai police on Sunday arrested at least two people for distributing leaflets demanding renewed legal action against ex-premier Abhisit Vejjajiva and his then deputy for their roles in a 2010 protest crackdown.

  • Thai Junta Leader Appointed PM by Hand-Picked Parliament

    Thai Junta Leader Appointed PM by Hand-Picked Parliament

    Thailand's coup leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha was appointed prime minister on Thursday by a legislature he hand-picked, giving the army chief a veneer of legitimacy even while the military presses on with efforts to silence its critics.

  • Thai Junta Chief Tipped to Become PM

    Thai Junta Chief Tipped to Become PM

    Thailand's coup leader is expected to be picked as prime minister by the kingdom's new army-dominated national assembly, junta sources said Wednesday, cementing the military's hold on power in the politically turbulent nation.

  • Thailand Military-Dominated Legislature to Appoint PM

    Thailand Military-Dominated Legislature to Appoint PM

    Thailand's military-dominated legislature will nominate a prime minister this week, members of the national assembly said on Tuesday, a move that looks set to consolidate the army's hold on power almost 100 days since it wrested control of the countr...

  • Thai Junta Leader Could be PM Under Interim Charter: Adviser

    Thai Junta Leader Could be PM Under Interim Charter: Adviser

    The leader of Thailand's junta could become prime minister in a government to be set up under a newly drafted interim constitution, but that will be decided by an appointed provisional parliament, a junta legal adviser said on Wednesday.

  • Cambodian King Pardons Jailed Thai 'Spy'

    Cambodian King Pardons Jailed Thai 'Spy'

    Cambodia's king on Tuesday pardoned a prominent Thai nationalist activist jailed for spying in a disputed border area, a government official said, in a case that fuelled bilateral tensions.

  • Thai Army Detains Former PM Yingluck Shinawatra a Day After Coup

    Thai Army Detains Former PM Yingluck Shinawatra a Day After Coup

    Thailand's military rulers detained former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday, a senior officer said, after summoning her for talks a day after the army overthrew her caretaker government in a coup.

  • Ousted Thailand's PM Reports to Junta

    Ousted Thailand's PM Reports to Junta

    Thailand's deposed prime minister reported to the kingdom's new military junta on Friday after he was summoned in the wake of a coup that has provoked international outcry.

  • Thai Army Chief Summons Ousted PM for Talks a Day After Coup

    Thai Army Chief Summons Ousted PM for Talks a Day After Coup

    Thailand's army chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, will begin to govern a polarised country on Friday, a day after he seized power in a bloodless coup in a bid to end six months of turmoil.

  • Thailand's PM in Crisis Meeting with Senate as Protesters Move to Oust him

    Thailand's PM in Crisis Meeting with Senate as Protesters Move to Oust him

    Thailand's acting prime minister was meeting senators on Monday to search for a way out of a protracted political crisis, as anti-government protesters step up pressure to remove him and install a new administration.

  • Thai Protest Leader Promises Final Push for Alternative PM

    Thai Protest Leader Promises Final Push for Alternative PM

    Anti-government protesters in Thailand are to stage mass rallies in coming days to try to get a new prime minister installed, but their leader said if this final push in a six-month fight did not succeed, he would surrender to the authorities on May ...

  • Thai Senate Ducks Call to Pick Unelected PM

    Thai Senate Ducks Call to Pick Unelected PM

    Thai opposition protesters suffered a setback Friday in their long-running battle to topple the government as the upper house of parliament shunned their call to pick an unelected premier.

  • Protesters Force Thai PM to Flee Meeting After Three Killed in Bangkok

    Protesters Force Thai PM to Flee Meeting After Three Killed in Bangkok

    Protesters seeking to oust Thailand's government broke into the grounds of an air force compound on Thursday where the acting prime minister was meeting the Election Commission to fix a date for new polls, forcing him to flee.

  • Interim Thai PM to Meet Election Body as Coup Fears Mount

    Interim Thai PM to Meet Election Body as Coup Fears Mount

    Thailand's interim prime minister will meet the Election Commission on Wednesday, in the hope of fixing a date for polls that the government sees as the best way out of the country's protracted crisis but its opponents will probably reject.

  • Thai Senate to Draft Crisis Road Map; Protesters Urge 'Neutral' PM

    Thai Senate to Draft Crisis Road Map; Protesters Urge 'Neutral' PM

    Six months of political turmoil has created Thailand's biggest ever crisis, the leader of the country's Senate said on Monday, amid calls from anti-government protesters for a new interim prime minister after Yingluck Shinawatra was ousted last week.

  • Thailand's Graft Agency to Rule on Case Against Deposed PM

    Thailand's Graft Agency to Rule on Case Against Deposed PM

    Thailand's anti-corruption agency may decide on Thursday whether to pursue charges against ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra that could see her banned from politics, ending any hopes she may have of staging an electoral comeback.

  • Thai Court Orders PM to Step Down, Prolonging Political Crisis

    Thai Court Orders PM to Step Down, Prolonging Political Crisis

    A Thai court ordered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down on Wednesday after finding her guilty of abusing her power, prolonging a political crisis that has led to violent protests and brought the economy close to recession

  • Thai PM Forced to Resign Over Abuse of Power

    Thai PM Forced to Resign Over Abuse of Power

    Thailand's Constitutional Court has ordered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down after finding her guilty in an abuse of power case, pushing the country deeper into political turmoil.

  • Thai PM in Court for Hearing That May Lead to Her Dismissal

    Thai PM in Court for Hearing That May Lead to Her Dismissal

    Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrived at the Constitutional Courton Tuesday to defend herself against charges of abuse of power - one of two legal challenges that could see her removed from office this month.

  • Thai PM Set to Face Court as Legal Troubles Intensify

    Thai PM Set to Face Court as Legal Troubles Intensify

    Thailand's besieged Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is due to appear in front of the nation's Constitutional Court on Tuesday facing allegations of abuse of power that could see her sacked from office.

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